The median contractor rate for a Applications Developer was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 85 78
Rank change year-on-year +18 -7  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £320 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.53% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.23 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.23 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year +21.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 842 1457 1334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.71% 96.17% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 790 746
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 16
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in Edinburgh

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Developer in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in Edinburgh

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in Edinburgh

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Applications Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) MVVM
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) WPF
1 4 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (16.67%) Xamarin
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) German Language
3 1 (16.67%) Italian Language
3 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DevExpress

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (16.67%) German Language
1 1 (16.67%) Italian Language
1 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) LINQ
1 4 (66.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVVM
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) DevExpress
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Xamarin